EUCACIS in Brief No. 15: Janny Hollstein – The Crisis in Kyrgyzstan: The Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Society and Culture — Interview with Florian Coppenrath
On 18 March, Kyrgyzstan confirmed the first three cases of the Covid-19 pandemic. The country has declared a state of emergency and and closed its international borders. As of 30th June, Kyrgyzstan counted 5296 confirmed cases of Covid-19, 2370 recoveries and 57 covid-19 related deaths. A containment of the spread of the virus in the Central Asian country is currently not foreseeable. Florian Coppenrath, who is conducting field research in Bishkek, discusses his experience and observation on how the pandemic unfolded during the past months in Kyrgyzstan.
EUCACIS in Brief No. 15 can be downloaded here.